Pecan-Coconut Crumble Yam Casserole

Bake mashed yams with pecan and tropical fruits to make this flavorful side dish.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 12

Ingredients

4
medium yams (about 2 lb)
2
eggs
1
teaspoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla
1/2
teaspoon salt, if desired
1
can (8 oz) crushed pineapple, well drained
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup canned coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
2/3
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
cup flaked coconut
3/4
cup packed dark brown sugar
1/2
cup pecan pieces
1/3
cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, place yams and enough water to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until tender when pierced with fork. Drain. When yams are cool enough to handle, slip off skins.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat eggs, vanilla bean paste and salt until frothy. Add yams; mash until no lumps remain. Add pineapple, granulated sugar, coconut milk and 1/3 cup of the butter; mix well. Spoon into baking dish. In small bowl, mix coconut, brown sugar, pecans, flour and remaining 1/3 cup butter. Sprinkle evenly over casserole.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 30 to 35 minutes or until top is golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    10g,
    10%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    120mg
    120%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    41g
    41%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    30g
    30%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    170%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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